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1. Do you get to read as much as you WANT to read?
(I’m guessing #1 is an easy question for everyone?)
2. If you had (magically) more time to read–what would you read? Something educational? Classic? Comfort Reading? Escapism? Magazines?


1. Everyone is going to hate me for this answer, but I think I have way too much time on my hands! I don’t have a job right now (been trying for three years, but I haven’t given up yet), so I do nothing but read and apply and interview for jobs all day long. I estimate that I read about six hours each day. Don’t be jealous; having so much time on your hands and not knowing what to do with it gets old after a short while.

2. If I had more time to read, I'd probably give myself a headache! But if I did read any more, I’d probably stay with the same things I’d always read—escapist and comfort books. And I read those kinds of books in order to get my mind off of my current situation.

Comments

Cathy said…
Jealousy is an emotion I seldom have. (Doesn't do me a bit of good!) I hope your job situation changes soon!
Shelley said…
That's great that you have a lot of time to read. Take advantage of it while you can. I've had more free time this last year than ever before, and I don't know how long it will last, so I'm making the most of it by reading as much as I can!
Do you get to read as much as you WANT to read?
No. I'm also currently unemployed but haven't had the attention span I'd like so I've been doing a lot of DVDs of Brit Crime series. So I read typically one or two hours a day. My reading total for the year is down - just last week crossed the 100 mark.
2. If you had (magically) more time to read–what would you read? Something educational? Classic? Comfort Reading? Escapism? Magazines?
More crime fiction or historical novels, my WSJ daily.

Much love,
PK the Bookeemonster
Eva said…
I have quite a bit of time to read too...I'm just starting a job hunt, and very worried about it. :(

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